Canadian Food Fact: Winnipeg is the Slurpee capital of the world

The undisputed champion of the Slurpee world is none other than Winnipeg

Image via Slurpee Canada's Facebook page

Earlier this week, Canadians across the country took part in 7-Eleven’s Name Your Price Day by purchasing Slurpees to support and raise funds for Food Banks Canada.

Since so many Canadians were sipping on the convenience store chain’s signature summer beverage on September 14, we decided to do some digging into which Canadian city consumes the most on an annual basis. 

As it turns out, Winnipeggers drink the most Slurpees each year of any city—not just in Canada, but in the entire world. And not just this year either; in fact, Winnipeg has been crowned the Slurpee capital of the world by 7-Eleven for an astounding 22 years in a row. 

To our knowledge, Slurpee Canada has never actually revealed the exact number of Slurpees consumed in Winnipeg each year, but they have disclosed that the province of Manitoba drinks roughly two-and-a-half times more Slurpees than any other province. 

That may sound like a lot of brain freezes, but if anyone’s equipped to cope with the cold it’s certainly Peg City.